Archive for the ‘San Diego Padres’ Category

Phil Mickelson not buying Padres

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Like one of his Sunday rounds at the US Open, Phil Mickelson's aspirations to buy a piece of his hometown San Diego Padres have fallen apart. The Associated Press reported that Mickelson decided he couldn't "match the level of commitment" shown by the O'Malley and Seidler families, who became approximately the 500th ...

Miguel Tejada Propels San Diego Padres Back To First Place

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

It appears the National League West race could go down to the final day of the 2010 season. If last night was any indication, we could be in for a whale of a finish. The San Diego Padres snatched back first place in the NL West last night with a 3-1 ...

The Giants Won The Cody Ross, Um, Sweepstakes

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Cody Ross is headed from the Florida Marlins to the San Francisco Giants after the Bay-Area team claimed him off waivers. Apparently, the Marlins wanted to promote Cameron Maybin back up to the majors since the team's playoff hopes are fading faster than Jennifer Aniston's career. And since we're all experts ...

The San Diego Padres Can’t Get No Respect

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Sunday afternoon the San Diego Padres finished a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, opening the second half of the season with a bang. The Friars outscored Arizona 26-10 over the weekend and have shown more life offensively over the past few weeks than they have for most of the ...

The Hangover: The 2010 San Diego Padres First Half Review

Monday, July 12th, 2010

There are only five words that come to mind when thinking about the first half the 2010 San Diego Padres just finished: What the hell just happened? I seriously feel like Phil in The Hangover, when he wakes up the morning after with that "I can't remember a thing so that ...

Jake Peavy’s Back Injury Is Awful Expensive

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Last year my beloved San Diego Padres sent their ace, Jake Peavy, to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for four young pitchers. I hated the move. I liked the players the Padres got in return, but I couldn't stand thinking of a future without Peavy pitching for my team. I'm ...

Mat Latos Continues To Dominate For San Diego Padres

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Back in Spring Training, the San Diego Padres had a great battle for the fifth spot in their rotation. Sean Gallagher, Tim Stauffer and Mat Latos all pitched phenomenally, but when push came to shove, the Friars went with the 22-year-old Latos. The organization has been richly rewarded for the ...

Jon Garland Is Flat-Out Dealing Right Now

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Tuesday night in San Diego St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright and Padres righty Jon Garland engaged in a good, old-fashioned pitchers duel. And Garland won. Wainwright, who many experts love for the Cy Young in 2010, made one big mistake and it was blasted for a solo home run by ...